Since the legendary shows at The Jazz Café, the sound of London Elektricity has always effortlessly lent itself to a live setting. Today is no different as we present two loungecore classics with band-driven twists by Gentleman’s Dub Club and KYX Orchestra.
Stripping back the drums and serving up the bass is Gentleman’s Dub Club with their dancehall re-rub of ‘All Hell is Breaking Loose’. Springing from the roots of Leeds, Gentleman’s Dub Club have been making reggae and ska shakers get on their feet with their huge Reggae anthem High Grade. This version of “All Hell is Breaking Loose” is already a firm favourite for the summer sets of Sir David Rodigan and undoubtedly set to shine throughout the festival circuits.
On the flip side, originally opening the seminal ‘Power Ballads’ LP of ’05, London Elektricity’s ‘Out of this World’ has been reborn with a flavour of big band jazz from Prague’s KYX Orchestra. This is a virtuoso cover in the style of Whiplash minus the psychotic bandleader. Well we haven’t actually met KYX’s bandleader but we’re hoping he’s a bit more chilled